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Lexington elementary student suspended for bringing airsoft gun to school

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LEXINGTON, N.C. —  A Tyro Elementary School student was charged with possession of a weapon after the student allegedly brought an airsoft pistol to school and was showing it to others during a bus ride home.

Deputies say the incident occurred at about 3:15 p.m. on Sept. 19 and the student was charged on a juvenile petition to be filed with juvenile services.